Blackbeard's ship yields treasure trove
April 2, 2009 | 12 comments
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The recently recovered ship of infamous 18th century pirate Blackbeard, one of the most feared pirates of the time, has yielded a treasure trove of artifacts. The wreck lies seven meters under the sea off the coast of Beaufort, North Carolina.
In a recently recovered ship of the well-known 18th century pirate Blackbeard, archaeologists have discovered a treasure trove of artifacts. The ship was discovered in 1997 by marine archaeologists from the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, which lies 7 meters underwater and a few miles off Beaufort, North Carolina. During research, archaeologists have found clues that suggest the ship belonged to Blackbeard."
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